Jack Jenkins vs Chepe Mariscal – Fight Preview & Analysis

UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 9, 2023, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jack “Phar” Pedro will take on Chepe “Machine Gun” Mariscal in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 293 card.

Pedro brings a unique switch fighting stance with an 68″ reach. In contrast, Mariscal, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 69″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 61% striking accuracy, Pedro has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.34 per minute. On the other hand, Mariscal boasts a 60% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.73 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Jack Jenkins vs. Chepe Mariscal matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Jack Jenkins is coming in with a 12-2-0 record. Pedro will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Jamall Emmers at UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria in June.

Mariscal, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Trevor Peek on June 24, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria and holds a 14-6-1 record.

Jack Jenkins vs. Chepe Mariscal
29
Age
30
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 7″
145
Weight
145
68″
Reach
69″
12-2-0
Record
14-6-1
Switch
Stance
Orthodox

Jack Jenkins has a switch fighting stance with an 68″ reach. The 30-year-old Chepe Mariscal is an orthodox fighter with a 69″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand. The southpaw fighter is the opposite. Southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed; if you are left-handed, you fight southpaw.

Jack Jenkins stats

→ Pedro’s striking accuracy is 61%.
→ Pedro lands 4.34 significant strikes per minute.
→ Pedro’s takedown accuracy is 75%.
→ Pedro’s takedown average is 3.03 per 15 minutes.
→ Pedro’s takedown defense is 81%.

Pedro comes in with 61% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.34 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Mariscal fires at 60% accuracy, landing about 4.73 significant strikes per minute. Jack Jenkins also has a 75% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 3.03 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Mariscal’s 4 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Chepe Mariscal stats

→ Mariscal’s striking accuracy is 60%.
→ Mariscal lands 4.73 significant strikes per minute.
→ Mariscal’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Mariscal’s takedown average is 4 per 15 minutes.
→ Mariscal’s takedown defense is 0%.

Chepe spent, on average, 15:00 minutes in the Octagon, and Jack has an average fight time of 14:50 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a fun clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Jack or Chepe? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
Date
September 9, 2023
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Matchup
Jack Jenkins vs. Chepe Mariscal

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